2024 Annual Membership Meeting & Convention

The OPW Annual Convention brings together eye care professionals for a weekend of cutting-edge knowledge through 10 hours of in-person CE, practice solutions with industry leaders at the Exhibit Hall, and the chance to be one of two winners in our sweepstakes for a complimentary year of membership! Register today to keep your eye on the ball when optometric advocacy calls.

May 24 - 26, 2024
3:00 p.m. Pacific
Great Wolf Lodge | Grand Mound
20500 Old Hwy 99 SW, Centralia, WA 98531

Only included in full Convention registration.
For more information and eligibility, click here.

REGISTER TODAY!

FULL CONVENTION              BUSINESS MEETINGS ONLY

OPW Past Presidents are invited to RSVP for the Member Appreciation Party by clicking here: Past President MAP Tickets

JOIN THE FULL CONVENTION FOR:
  • 10 hours of in-person CE credit
  • Entrance to the Exhibit Hall on Friday and Saturday
  • Breakfast on Friday and Saturday
  • Lunch on Friday and Saturday
  • Happy Hour on Friday
  • Annual Membership Meeting with dinner (members only)
  • Awards Ceremony and Member Appreciation Party (non-member fee)
  • Automatic entry to be one of TWO sweepstake winners!

REGISTRATION RATES

Status
Regular Pricing
OPW/AOA Members $375
Non-Members $625
Retired/Life Members $250
Student Members  $75


BOOK YOUR STAY AT THE

GREAT WOLF LODGE | GRAND MOUND

The OPW room block rate extension ended on April 26th, but you can still visit the Great Wolf Lodge website for availability and booking.

This year's venue offers full service catering, high speed internet access, and of course, an indoor water park kept at a warm 84 degrees with attractions suitable for all ages to enjoy the stay! 


TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

Thursday, May 23, 2024
1 pm - 5 pm
Registration Open
Friday, May 24, 2024
7:30 am - 4 pm
Registration Open
8 am - 9 am
Breakfast Buffet
9 am - 10 am
1 CE
Speaker: Leigh Gongaware, O.D.
Ocular Complications Associated with Parkinsons Disease
10 am - 12 pm
2 CE
Speakers: Jay Haynie, O.D. &  Mark Nelson, M.D.
Retina Update 2024: Navigating Treatment Options
12 pm - 2 pm
Exhibit Hall Grand Opening with Lunch
2 pm - 3 pm
1 CE
Speaker: Abigail Neal, O.D.
The Art of Match Making: Finding Your Forever IOL
3 pm - 4 pm
1 CE
Speaker: Matthew Wojcik, O.D.
Drop the Drops: When to Consider Intervention for Glaucoma
4 pm - 6 pm
Happy Hour in Exhibit Hall
sponsored by Alcon
6 pm - 8 pm
Annual Membership Meeting (AMM) with Dinner*
sponsored by Neurolens
Saturday, May 25, 2024
7:30 am - 4 pm
Registration Open
8 am - 9 am
Breakfast Buffet with Exhibitors
9 am - 10 am
1 CE
Speaker: Matthew Cardinale, D.O. 
Ocular Trauma 
10 am - 11 am
1 CE
Speaker: Lorne Yudcovitch, O.D. 
Drug Lecture
11 am - 12 pm
1 CE
Speaker: Lorne Yudcovitch, O.D.
Optic Nerve
12 pm - 2 pm
Lunch with Exhibitors
2 pm - 3 pm
1 CE
Speaker: Mila Loussifova, O.D.
Regenerative Dry Eye
3 pm - 4 pm
1 CE
Speaker: Mila Loussifova, O.D.
Overview of new Dry Eye Treatments
6 pm - 7 pm
Awards Ceremony**
sponsored by Northwest Eye Surgeons
7 pm - 10 pm
Member Appreciation Party (MAP)**
sponsored by MacuHealth
Sunday, May 26, 2024
9 am - 10 am
Society President’s Meeting (Breakfast Served)*
10 am - 12 pm
PAMM Board of Directors Meeting*
sponsored by PCLI

*Members Only
**Members free; non-members fee


2024 CONVENTION SWEEPSTAKES

Register and join us at the OPW Annual Convention to enter our sweepstakes for your chance to win a complimentary year of membership in 2025! 

Whether it’s to renew or start an OPW/AOA membership in the coming year, you don't want to miss out on this exciting opportunity to be one of TWO winners. Full-time attendees of the Convention are automatically included in the sweepstakes and must be present during the drawing to win. Winners will be drawn at random during lunch in the Exhibit Hall on Saturday, May 25, 2024.

SWEEPSTAKE DETAILS:
  • Must be a Full Convention registrant (i.e. attending CE).
  • Must be present at lunch on Saturday, May 25th to win.
  • Members: dues must currently and be in good standing.
  • Non-members: if previously a member, most recent dues must be in good standing.
  • Does not include WOPAC contribution.
  • Complimentary year is only valid from Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2025.

Any cancellation requests must be emailed to OPW@eyes.org no later than Friday, May 10th to receive a full refund minus a $25 administration fee. No cancellations will be granted after May 10th.

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